Project Developer job opening at Better Builders

    Project Developer

    Last updated on March 15, 2023

    Are you an experienced Residential Construction Project Developer looking for a company who believes in investing in its people? Are you searching for a team you can be proud to be a part of? Do you thrive in a sales and customer service role? Are you a strong leader who has the drive to meet deadlines and ensure team success? We want to know about you! Project Developers enjoy benefits such as options for remote work, competitive base salary + commission structure, 401k matching, paid vacation and holidays, health benefits and more!


    Better Builders is a well-established, successful, and Award-winning residential Design/Build company in the West Seattle neighborhood. We are a close-knit team, who are authentic, supportive, accountable, friendly, results-oriented, talented, and highly skilled. Learn more about our company on our website: betterbuilders.com.
    Our core values: Integrity, Teamwork, and The Golden Rule


    Our ideal Project Developer candidate would share our values and have experience in sales relevant to Residential Remodeling, New Home Construction, Design, and background in Home Building Project Management. Sales activities will take place within the service area of Better Builders, a 25-mile radius from our office in West Seattle.

    The Project Developer is responsible for overseeing the sales cycle of multiple projects at a time. The PD will report directly to the Sales Manager and will interface with the Design, Estimating, Production, Finance, and Marketing Departments.

    The PD is often the first person to meet our clients and therefore must adhere to our culture and have Better Builder’s and our client’s best interest at heart. The Salesperson must sell the types of projects that are a good “fit” for the company and Homeowners While maintaining our design criteria.


    • Responsible for selling remodeling projects to homeowners that meet their needs, represent value to them and generate profit for the company.
    • Demonstrate selling skills and product knowledge to present Better Builders in a professional manner using the companies’ adopted sales approach tactics and strategies of the Sandler Training program.
    • Complete understanding of the sales process, pricing, and proposal models.
    • Create and conduct effective proposal presentations.
    • Sell consultatively and make recommendations to prospects and clients of the various solutions Better Builders offers.
    • Coordinate sold design/build projects with Design Department. Work with Design & Production teams and client to ensure smooth transition to construction.
    • Responsible for sourcing and developing client relationships and referrals.
    • Responsible for identifying and building effective centers of influence and network with other professionals to maximize revenue.
    • Develop a database of qualified leads through referrals, telephone canvassing, face to face cold calling on homeowners, email, and networking.
    • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and new products.
    • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes.
    • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings such as Company, Staff, Production, Design and Marketing.
    • Assist annually in the development of business and marketing plans to meet or exceed sales quota.
    • Follow company SOPs with consistent, timely and accurate submission of required administrative paperwork.


    • Conduct pre-construction conferences involving the clients, project manager and Production Manager
    • Weekly communication with the clients about the status of their project
    • Get answers to clients' questions and concerns in a timely manner


    • Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English
    • Excellent and creative written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills
    • 3 years sales experience related to home construction.
    • Proficient use of technology (laptop, iPad, and Microsoft applications) for daily job and administrative tasks
    • Exceptional time management and ability to meet deadlines
    • Excellent organization skills and ability to work independently
    • Positive attitude and self-motivating
    • Ability to easily comprehend and communicate verbal instructions
    • Ability to think on your feet and creatively problem solve
    • Knowledge of common and cutting edge home décor and building products
    • Preferred: familiarity with construction documents and estimating
    • Preferred: familiarity with interior design and architectural processes


    • Accrued 2 weeks paid vacation, approximately 9 holidays, accrued sick leave
    • Medical insurance with 75% of premiums paid by Better Builders
    • Additional discounted life/disability/accident insurance available
    • Company apparel

    Better Builders LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Better Builders LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: Base Salary + Commission

    Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
    Residential Remodeling: 1+ Years

    Certificate of Insurance (Required)
    Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location:
    Main office in West Seattle
    Options for hybrid work environment

    To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to contactus@betterbuilders.com

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